You won’t believe what happened to an armed robber while trying to escape with a stolen vehicle in Ogun state
The case of an armed robber, who was shot dead in Ogun state has been reported by officers of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS).
According to Punch, the robber was shot dead in Magbon area of Abeokuta, Ogun state while trying to escape with a stolen vehicle, Lexus RX 350 Jeep.
The case was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Ogun state, Abimbola Oyeyemi. He disclosed that the deceased was a member of an armed robbery gang who operates within the state.
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He said: “Immediately after the incident, a distress call was made to the police and the commissioner of police, Ahmed Iliyasu, gave an order to the FSARS Commander DSP Uba Adam that the suspects must be brought to book. In compliance with the CP’s directive, FSARS teams manning various exit points in the state were alerted to be on the lookout for the snatched vehicle and the suspects. Luck however ran against the gang when the FSARS team stationed along Sango-Otta area sighted the said vehicle and gave it a hot chase. Having realized that the game was up, the robbers in a bid to escape opened fire on the policemen and the officers returned fire. At the end of the encounter, one of the robbers was fatally injured and he was taken to the state hospital in Ijaye but died while receiving treatment.”